NEW ZEALAND: New chief exec for Textiles New Zealand
Textiles New Zealand, the body tasked with growing New Zealand's textiles, footwear and apparel industry, has named Elizabeth Tennet as its new chief executive.
Tennet has in recent years held senior positions with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), has operated her own business and was the MP for Island Bay for three terms.
"She has a strong economic development background both nationally and regionally and a very good understanding of the issues facing the textiles manufacturing sector in New Zealand," said Ian Barbour, chair of Textiles New Zealand.
"We are confident that she will rapidly establish a key leadership role in advancing the textiles industry, addressing the real challenges and opportunities it faces transforming it into a vibrant and growing sector."
The organisation's goals in the next 12 months are to focus on increasing collaboration and strengthening linkages across the sectors; and assisting members to make international connections.
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